Experience the Magic of Disney at Dayton Disneyana Live This Weekend

Disney fans near Dayton, Ohio will have a great opportunity to connect with other fans, pin trade, see Disney speakers and more this weekend at Dayton Disneyana Live.

What’s Happening:

  • This Friday, Saturday, and Sunday at the Hope Hotel & Richard C. Holbrooke Conference Center in Dayton, Ohio, everyone is invited to Dayton Disneyana Live 2024.
  • The event will host a plethora of Disney-themed activities that will all raise money for local charity.
  • The marketplace allows guests to explore thousands of Disney, Pixar, Marvel, and Star wars collectibles.
  • In addition, the adjacent meeting rooms will host presentations about Disney films and park experiences.
  • Dayton Disneyana Live is hosted by The Dayton Disneyana Foundation, Inc. The non-profit is committed to preserving and honoring the legacy of Disney founder Walt Disney.
  • Adding to the fun of the marketplace and presentations, Dayton Disneyana Live will have spaces for pin trading, themed photo ops, a costume contest and more.
  • Auctions during the event will see 100% of money raised used towards purchasing food that will be distributed to local school children through Pirate Packs, a 501c3 organization.
  • This year’s guest speakers include:
    • Disney Senior Character Artist Alex Maher on Walt Disney and pin art design.
    • Disney Historian Jim Hill will take a look back at the Muppets and the anniversary of The Lion King.
    • Travel Advisor Staci Colvin on planning your next trip to the Disneyland Resort.
    • Disney Pin Tracking Website PinPics.
    • Walt Disney World Entertainer Holland Hayes aka Scoop Sanderson.
  • Events throughout the weekend include:
    • Free to attend paddle auction and activities on Friday.
    • Vendor Marketplace on Saturday and Sunday featuring dozens of venders selling various Disney merchandise.
    • Recycling the MAGIC will be selling many hard to find items.
    • Auction showcases on Friday and Saturday featuring one-a-kind art, signed collectibles, and Disney Parks merchandise.
    • Pin trading venues.
    • Fun surprises
  • Pricing for both Saturday and Sunday is $25 or one day for $20. Friday is free to attend.
  • Children under 12 can attend for free.
  • Military Discount is available with ID.
  • Tickets can be purchased at the event, which includes admission to all events and activities. Parking is free on-site.
  • The event kicks off at 4PM this Friday June 7th and continues through the weekend. A full schedule of the event including hours can be found here.

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Maxon Faber
Based in Los Angeles, California, Maxon is roller coaster and musical theatre nerd. His favorite dinosaur is the parasaurolophus, specifically the one in Jurassic World: The Ride.